The minimum academic entry requirements for a Doctorate programme are either:
i) a First class UK Honours degree in a discipline directly relevant to the PhD
ii) an undergraduate degree at 2:1 or above and Masters award at Merit level in a discipline directly relevant to the PhD, or equivalent international qualifications.
Months of entry
January, September, July, April
Our postgraduate research programmes in Mechanical Engineering offer the opportunity to study in a multi-disciplinary team alongside leading academics in the field. Drawing on our expertise in advanced machining, resource efficient manufacturing, micro and nano fabrication, bio-manufacturing, laser engineering and more we deliver solutions to improve manufacturing capability, productivity, sustainability and emerging advanced technologies.
Your research will be supported by state-of-the-art computational and experimental facilities. We have strong links with industry and excellent employability.
Information for international students
All applicants must obtain the required English language score indicated below:
IELTS greater than or equal to 6.5 or equivalent (with no sub-test less than 5.5) or
IBT TOEFL greater than or equal to 90 (with no sub-test below 22).
We accept a range of qualifications from different countries. For these and general requirements including English language see entry requirements from your country
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
Course contact details
- School of Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering
- +44 (0)161 275 4345